Episode 2008

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Episode 2008 was broadcast on 19 May 1997, as part of Series 35.

Steve Beech played Piers Brown, with Piers Brown winning 39 – 19. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Peter Sweasey.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Beech Score Piers Brown Others Max.
1 PASONGEMI SPONGE 6 – 0 PONGS AGONIES*, AGONISE, AGONISM*, ENIGMAS, GAMINES*, MAGPIES*, MANGOES*, MOPANIS*, PIGEONS, SEAMING*, SOAPING 7
2 VDNEOSADL SADDLE 12 – 6 SLAVED SANDVELD* 15
3 JUSELARDE DEALERS 19 – 13 LEADERS ADJURES* 22
4 25 5 10 1 8 2 → 858 19 – 13 867 ☓

CV: 858 = ((25 − 8) × 5 + 1) × 10 − 2

32
5 LZNKAEHTI THANK 19 – 19 TINKLE ZENITHAL 40
6 YETITRATO ROTATE 19 – 26 TATTIER TITRATE, TOTTERY 47
7 PCNAERVEI pincer ☓ 19 – 32 PRANCE CAPRINE, PEAVINE* 54
8 75 6 8 3 6 2 → 370 374 19 – 39 369
(2 + 3) × 75 − 6

CV: 370 = (75 − 6 ÷ 6) × (8 − 3)

64
9 IWONDERED 19 – 39 EIDERDOWN 74
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